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power was given unto himn to continue 3 ° forty and two months.
6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his P tabernacle, and 4 them that dwell in heaven.
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome thein : and * power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.'
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall wor: ship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
3 to make war. A. V.
do. xi. 36: And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished : for that that is determined shall be done.
•Rev. xi. 2, 3: It (the court without the temple] is given unto the Gentiles : and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months. And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth. do. xii. 6.
P John, i. 14: The Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us.-Col. ii. 9: In him dwelleth all the fulness of the Gods head bodily.
9 HEB. xii. 22, 23 : But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and Church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect.
Rev. xii. 17. See on Rev. xi, 7. 5 Luke, iv. 6: And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it. Rev. xi. 18. do. xvii. 15: The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
+Rev. xx. 15: And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. See on LUKE, X. 20.
" See on 2 Tim. i. 9.
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.
10 He that "leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity :. he, that ; * killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword, y Here is the patience and the faith of the saints."
11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like à lamb, and he spake as a dragon..
: 12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, a whose deadly wound was healed. + is.
13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, 10:1?:13 Harry
14 And a deceiveth them that dwell on the
shalt be spory with theest treacherous spoilest, an
See on Rev. ii. 7. w Isa. xxxiii. 1: Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled; and dealest treacherously, and they dealt not treacherously with thee! when thou shalt cease to spoil, thou shalt be spoiled ; and when thou shalt make an end to deal treacherously, they shall deal treacherously with thee..
* See on MAT. xxvi. 52.
y HEB. vi. 12: That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises. Rev. xiv. 12.
2 Rev. xi.7: When they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.
a Ver. 3. In b See on Mat. xxiv. 24. .. c1 Kings, xviii. 38: Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench. 2 Kings, i. 10, 12: Elijah answered If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and can: sumed him and his fifty. And Elijah answered and said unto them, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty. !
d Rev. xii. 9 : The great dragon was cast out, that old ser
earth by the means of those e miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, 6 and did live..*1'.. ;2.44
15 And he had power to give life 4 unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as inany as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed iii
16 And he caused all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive 5 a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads :
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. .
Gr, breath. A.V. Gr. to give them. A. V. . pent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world. do. xix. 20 : The beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. do. xx. 3: And cast him into the bottomless pitthat he should deceive the nations no more.
e 2 Thes. ii. 9, 10: Whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, and with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
Ver. 3, 12. 8 2 Kings, xx, 7: And Isaiah said, Take a lump of figs. And they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered. - ;":
Rev. xvi. 2: There fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image. do. xix. 20 : The words under ver. 14. do. xx. 4: I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus--and which had not wor! shipped the beast, neither his image.
Rey, xiv. 9. See on Rev. ii. 17. * Rev. xiv. 11.
! Rey, xv. 2: I saw them that had gotten the victory over: the beast-and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass.
· 18 * Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: • for it is the number of a man ; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. '
CHAP. XIV. 1 The Lamb standing on mount Sion with his company : 6 an angel
preacheth the Gospel : 8 the fall of Bubylon : 15 the harvest of the world, and putting in of ile sickle : 20 the vintage and wine. press of ihe wrath of God.
AND I looked, and, lo, a Lainb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name? written in their foreheads.
2 And I heard a d voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder : and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps :
3 And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and
This name and the name of his father, Wi. Rh. We. m Rev. xvii. 9: Here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains.
n Rev. xv. 2: The words under ver. 17.
• Rev. xxi. 17: He measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.
CHAP. XIV. * Rev. v. 12: Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
b Rev. vii. 4:- There were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.
• Rev. xiii. 16. See on do. ii. 17. · See on Rev. i. 15.
e REV. V. 8, 9: The four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps. And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation.
f Rev. xv. 3. See on do. v. 9.
the elders : and no man could learn that song & but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth. I ,
4 These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which i follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were k redeemed 2 from among men, the 'firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. -.5 And in their mouth was found mno guile': for they are "without fault before the throne of God.
6 And I saw another oangel fly in the midst of heaven, having the P everlasting Gospel to preach
2 Gr. were bought. A.V. & Ver. 1.
h 2 Cor. xi. 2: I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
JOHN, X. 27: My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. Rev. iii. 4: Thou hast à few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy. do. vii. 15, 17: Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.do. xvii. 14: They that are with him the Lamb] are called, and chosen, and faithful.
* See on Acts, xx. 28.
n JUDE, 24: Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy. See on 1 Cor. i. 8. n * OŘEv. viii. 13: I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven.
p 2 SAM. xxiii. 5 : Although my house be not so with God; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure : for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he make it not to grow. Isa. xl. 8: The grass withereth, the flower fadeth : but the word of our God shall stand for ever. LUKE, xxi. 33: Heaven and earth shall pass away : but my words shall not pass away. Eph. iii. . 9-11: And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the